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  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Middle East

Note to Correspondents: Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, on the situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Source: United Nations - Press Release/Statement: Headline: Note to Correspondents: Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, on the situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain Notes to correspondents Note to Correspondents: Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, on the situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain New York , [...]

  • Jul 04 / 2016
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Middle East

Executions fuel Saudi-Iran regional rivalry

Within hours of Iran’s threat of dire consequences for Saudi Arabia after it executed 47 “terrorists”, including a dissident Shia cleric, the Gulf monarchy’s embassy in Tehran was ablaze. Dozens of hardliners entered the empty building in Iran’s capital overnight and set it alight before the authorities regained control and extinguished the blaze. The dangerous [...]

  • Oct 21 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

Qatar’s cynical support could make a mockery of the Responsibility to Protect

Qatar’s cynical support could make a mockery of the Responsibility to Protect Aidan Hehir, Reader in International Relations, University of Westminster; Jeremy Moses, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Canterbury 993 words 21 October 2015 The Conversation CONVAU English Copyright 2015. The Conservation Media Group. Ten years on from the adoption of the Responsibility to [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

Diplomacy and double standards

  Diplomacy and double standards 1007 words 29 August 2013 Joins.com JOONAI English © 2013 Jcube Interactive Inc.   The U.S. risks reinforcing the perception that it is comfortable with double standards. CANBERRA – When does acceptable diplomatic caution and realism become indefensible abdication of moral standards? Not everyone on the foreign policy frontline cares, but [...]

  • Jan 01 / 2013
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North America

10 Problems Obama Actually Could Solve

10 PROBLEMS OBAMA ACTUALLY COULD SOLVE 8217 words 1 January 2013 Foreign Policy FPLC 49 Issue 198; ISSN: 00157228 English © 2013 Foreign Policy. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   If you were to print out all the white papers, op-eds, and think-tank reports urging U.S. President Baraek Ohama to do [...]

  • Sep 28 / 2012
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Europe

At General Assembly debate, Bahrain urges UN unity to tackle Syrian crisis

  At General Assembly debate, Bahrain urges UN unity to tackle Syrian crisis 589 words 28 September 2012 M2 Presswire MTPW English © 2012, M2 Communications. All rights reserved.   Bahrain’s Foreign Minister issued an urgent appeal in the General Assembly today for the United Nations to find a common position to end the crisis in Syria, [...]

  • Nov 01 / 2011
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Africa, Asia-Pacific

NATO’s Next War: Syria, the Arab Yugoslavia of the Middle East

NATO’s Next War: Syria, the Arab Yugoslavia of the Middle East By Nicola Nasser Global Research, November 01, 2011 1 November 2011 Surrounded by the Turkish veteran member of NATO in the north, the Israeli NATO partner and the navy fleets of the member states patrolling the Mediterranean in the west, the alliance’s Jordanian partner in [...]

  • Sep 30 / 2011
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Asia-Pacific

U.S. editorial excerpts -2-

  U.S. editorial excerpts -2- Kyodo 425 words 30 September 2011 11:07 Kyodo News KYODO English (c) 2011 Kyodo News   NEW YORK, Sept. 30 — Selected editorial excerpts from the U.S. press: BAHRAIN’S BRAZEN REPRESSION (The Washington Post, Washington) The rulers of Bahrain, an island nation in the Persian Gulf that hosts the U.S. [...]

  • May 30 / 2011
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Europe

Der “arabische Frühling” _- eine Lektion in Sachen Freiheit- Rund- schau

Der “arabische Frühling” _- eine Lektion in Sachen Freiheit- Rund- schau Paul Schulmeister Paul Schulmeister 980 words 30 May 2011 Die Presse DIEP German (c) Die Presse 2011 www.diepresse.at.   Von Tunis nach Kairo. Ob die Freiheitsbewegung letztlich zur Demokratie führen wird, steht dahin. Doch die Konterrevolution wird nicht gewinnen. Was war und ist das Überraschendste [...]

  • Mar 28 / 2011
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North America

No reason to be in this civil war

LIBYA Comment Column No reason to be in this civil war lysiane gagnon LYSIANE GAGNON 630 words 28 March 2011 The Globe and Mail GLOB A13 English 2011 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   lgagnon@lapresse.ca Why is Canada taking sides in Libya’s civil war? Because that’s what it is – a civil war. The [...]

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